gnomology

[noh-mol-uh-jee]

noun

a collection or anthology of gnomes or aphorisms.
gnomic or aphoristic writing.

Nearby words

  1. gnome,
  2. gnomic,
  3. gnomish,
  4. gnomist,
  5. gnomologic,
  6. gnomon,
  7. gnomonic,
  8. gnosia,
  9. gnosis,
  10. gnossus

Origin of gnomology

From the Greek word gnōmología, dating back to 1635–45. See gnome2, -o-, -logy

Related formsgno·mo·log·ic [noh-muh-loj-ik] /ˌnoʊ məˈlɒdʒ ɪk/, gno·mo·log·i·cal, adjectivegno·mol·o·gist, noun

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